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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Robert Bauval discover?
2. What did sacred writings offer evidence of in Chapter 41?
3. In Chapter 36, what did Hancock explore?
4. How tall is the Great Pyramid?
5. Who was Ramesses II?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the obliquity of the ecliptic?
2. In Chapter 38, how did the Egyptians manage to drill through granite without the necessary tools?
3. Is Hancock's message in Chapter 52 justified, based on the book as a whole?
4. Why did specialists misinterpret or ignore Bauval's discovery as evidence of an ancient civilization?
5. Was Jane Sellers correct about the key astronomical numbers playing minor roles in the Osiris myths?
6. Is Hancock correct in his assertion that what he discovered that has already happened, can happen again?
7. What two aspects of the Great Pyramid remain a mystery?
8. Why did Hancock mention his researcher's resignation in Chapter 50?
9. As theorized in Chapter 28, do ancient myth contains a veiled method for expressing the technical terms for advanced astronomy?
10. What is the connection between the Mayans and modern astrologers?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What are the ramifications of Hancock's discoveries about the history of Antarctica and the South Pole? How do they relate to contemporary environmental concerns?
Essay Topic 2
Why were Hancock and others so concerned with the exact dates in which things occurred, and with challenging those dates when new evidence was brought forth?
Essay Topic 3
What did Hancock learn about the Nazca people and their beliefs and values, based on the permanent drawings in the desert they left behind for posterity?
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